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CBD For Dummies

Published 07-07-2021

An informative, easy-to-understand resource that unveils the mysteries of CBD CBD has emerged as a popular health product, but what's all the fuss about? CBD For Dummies reveals the reasons for the surge in interest about cannabidiol (CBD) and explains how to buy and use this remarkable product safely and responsibly. In an accessible, no-nonsense manner, author Blair Lauren Brown lays out the facts about CBD and outlines the many health conditions that may be helped by using CBD oil. This book covers topics that people new to CBD have questions about. Highlights include: What CBD oil is and how it works in the body How to buy CBD from a reputable source and understanding a product's potency Knowing what conditions can be eased with CBD, including muscle pain, inflammation, autoimmune conditions, eating disorders, mental health disorders, and neurological conditions Preparing your own CBD edibles Perfect for anyone interested in understanding the therapeutic potential of CBD, CBD For Dummies introduces you to everything you need to know about this cool compound.

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Cannabis For Dummies

Published 05-07-2019

Make informed decisions about the benefits of using cannabis Pot is hot—for good reason. To date, 30 states have legalized medical marijuana to the tune of nearly $11B in consumer spending. Whether it’s to help alleviate symptoms of an illness or for adults to use recreationally, more people every day are turning to marijuana. Cannabis For Dummies presents the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant. Inside, you’ll find the hands-on knowledge and education you need to make an informed decision about your cannabis purchase, as a patient and a consumer.  Decide for yourself if marijuana is right for you Manage aches and pains Gain insight on the effects and possible symptom relief Enjoy both sweet and savory edibles Navigate the legal requirements If you’re curious about cannabis, everything you need to discover its many benefits is a page away!  

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Natural Cures For Dummies

Published 03-30-2015

Find natural cures for more than 170 health conditions Packed with over 170 remedies for the most common ailments, from arthritis to varicose veins, Natural Cures For Dummies will serve as your complete health advisor. This user-friendly reference arms you with information on the symptoms and the root causes of each problem along with a proven, natural, customized prescription. Whether you are looking for relief from a particular nagging ailment or simply wish to obtain optimum health, Natural Cures For Dummies gets you on track to approaching healthcare from a natural standpoint. Offers clear, expert guidance on dietary changes, healing foods, and natural supplements to treat common conditions Includes down-to-earth descriptions of health problems and the range of natural remedies that can be used to manage them Shows you how natural cures can treat over 170 of the most common ailments Demonstrates how you can dramatically boost your health and wellbeing the natural way If you're navigating the sprawling world of alternative medicine and looking for a good place to start, Natural Cures For Dummies has you covered.

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Ayurveda For Dummies

Published 05-28-2013

Rebalance your mind, body and spirit—the natural way! Ayurveda is an ancient system of prevention and treatment of illness by maintaining balance in the body, mind, and spirit according to your individual body type. Ayurveda For Dummies provides you with a comprehensive introduction to this area of complementary medicine, considering the origins and history of Ayurveda as well as practical guidance on utilizing the correct balance of nutrition and exercise, herbal remedies, yoga, and Ayurvedic massage to treat ailments and maintain a healthy, happy lifestyle. Helps you develop a diet based on your body type Advises you on ways to optimize your health by exercising to suit your body type Gives you trusted info on stretching your body with Yoga This hands-on, friendly guide helps you understand your body type and restore balance to your life using the principles of Ayurveda.

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Acupressure and Reflexology For Dummies

Published 09-04-2007

Features healing routines and illustrations to guide you Ease your aches and find relief through the power of touch Searching for alternative treatments for pain? This friendly, do-it-yourself guide introduces you to the basics and benefits of acupressure and reflexology, showing you step by step how to nurture your emotional and physical well-being and that of someone else. You'll see how to target specific body parts to address your ailments and improve your emotional as well as your physical well-being. Understand basic healing principles Relieve your specific aches and pains Boost your immune system Address age-related ailments Find professional help

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Aromatherapy For Dummies

Published 09-17-1999

Whether it’s the tang of ozone in the air just before a rainstorm, the homey smell of freshly baked bread, or the inspiring scent of roses, natural aromas are everywhere with us, influencing our moods, and informing our perceptions. But natural aromas are capable of much more. Science is just beginning to reveal how aromas affect our bodies as well as our spirits, and what once seemed far-fetched–that you can treat many common ailments with nothing more than a pleasing smell–is now being taken seriously by many in the medical community. Yes, you can smell your way to good health, and now Aromatherapy For Dummies shows you how. This down-to-earth guide takes the mystery out of essential oils and other aromatherapy tools, and shows you how pleasing scents can cure what ails you and enhance your life at home and at work. Among other things, you’ll discover how to: Safely and easily treat hundreds of common ailments Increase f ocus and concentration Relieve tension and relax Improve athletic performance Enhance romance Sniff out the right essential oils Create fragrant essences in your kitchen Under the expert guidance of one of America’s leading botanical experts, you’ll bring the wonders of aromatherapy into your own life. Kathy Keville provides clear, concise, scientifically informed explanations of how plant essences can support body, mind, and spirit. She offers common sense advice on everything from therapeutics and cosmetics to the recreational uses of essential oils. And she supplies: Easy-to-follow instructions on how to select genuine aromatherapy products Symptom Guide–simple and easy remedies for 60 common conditions, listed alphabetically by symptom Aroma Guide–an A-to-Z guide of fragrant plants used in aromatherapy More than a hundred recipes for everything from oily skin to indigestion that you can whip up at home in five minutes The world is full of natural fragrances that can help you feel better, work smarter, play harder, and relax. It’s time to get well with the healing power of smell, and now Aromatherapy For Dummies shows you how.

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